4 Tips to Develop Fabulous Leadership Style

CLO Magazine

Gone are the days when the command-and-control type leadership style is the expectation or the norm. Business today requires a leadership style that can cut right through to the heart of what drives business forward — people.

Growing a Model for Leadership

CLO Magazine

Building a leadership pipeline is important, and a clear leadership model can link strategic areas of the business. But moving forward, the company chose to invest more heavily into leadership building after studying the state of the industry and talent.

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Leadership Analytics

Your Training Edge

Maintaining the leadership pool is a challenging task for an organization and its top leaders. There are a number of activities, as well as developmental exercises, that can be undertaken to grow leadership at every level within the organization.

How to Develop & Reinforce Leadership Training Programs

Mindmarker

You must s hift your mindset by asking yourself, "what information do I need to send that is necessary to either produce a desired behavior or impart a piece of knowledge?". Leadership & Development Behavior Change

Answer the Call for Authentic Leadership

CLO Magazine

Authentic leadership proponents have elbowed their way to the self-help forefront over the past decade. Authentic leadership can be quickly misunderstood. myth, that somehow we achieve authentic leadership. authentic leadership is a misnomer. Leadership Development

How to Measure Leadership Training Effectiveness

Mindmarker

billion on leadership development. Despite sinking this much money into leadership training, other studies show that businesses do not feel confident that pipeline talent can meet the corporation's future needs. Leadership & Development Behavior Change

Leadership Development Pushes Past Comfort

CLO Magazine

Leadership expert Lorraine Grubbs said a company CEO she worked with on the book “Beyond the Executive Comfort Zone” was certain of this when he approached her for leadership develop help for his team.

The Business Case for Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

In recent years, CLOs have faced growing headwinds when it comes to making a business case for leadership development. And the authors of an October 2016 article in Harvard Business Review referred to leadership development programs as the “great training robbery.”.

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There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Worse, most leadership development programs turn out to be ineffective and expensive. These programs provide little focus on the social, interpersonal and strategic aspects of leadership, and what’s learned is often difficult to apply. Leadership Development leadership development

Vulnerability Is a Leadership Skill, Not a Weakness

CLO Magazine

However, too often it seems that, for many leaders, expressing an abundance of confidence is a façade to an equally valuable leadership character trait but one that they’re likely afraid to show: vulnerability. Every person, let alone anyone in a leadership position, feels vulnerable at times.

Blend East and West for Effective Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

The West offers many cutting-edge leadership strategies, but to remain relevant, they need to be presented using localized lenses. There are six key dynamics to confront to build effective learning in Asia: Leadership philosophy. Define a Leadership Philosophy.

Rehumanizing Leadership

Training Industry

Instead of experiencing the spirit of mutual gain and differentiated philosophies and platforms, we have witnessed a display of mean behaviors, leaving even strong business and community leaders exhausted, disheartened and afraid for our collective future. I have been mystified lately as I watch those applying for the most powerful leadership roles in the world and wonder, “What will we say to our grandchildren about what we learned and how we led in these times?”

The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership is Learning

The Peformance Improvement

I don’t know if John Baldoni intended his latest leadership book to be about learning, but that’s exactly what it is about. Leadership Leadership Development Learning Culture Organizational Learning John Baldoni

Ethical Leadership and Organizational Success

The Peformance Improvement

Dov Seidman argues that principled leadership is a determining factor in developing and sustaining a successful organization. Companies in the first group, called “blind obedience,” rely on coercion, formal authority, policing, and top-down command-and-control leadership.

There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Worse, most leadership development programs turn out to be ineffective and expensive. These programs provide little focus on the social, interpersonal and strategic aspects of leadership, and what’s learned is often difficult to apply.

Learning Ethical Behavior in the Workplace

The Peformance Improvement

Ethical behavior in the workplace has never been more important, yet companies continue to act as if a workshop or elearning program during onboarding is all an employee needs in order to behave ethically.

A Quick Survey Can Produce Long-lasting Leadership Results

CLO Magazine

Leadership development is a long-term strategic business imperative. Yet, very few organizations actually evaluate the value of leadership development initiatives. Ask how the objectives are tied to organizational objectives, and which leadership practices are targeted.

John Maeda The Art of Leadership #LSCon

Learning Visions

The Art of Leadership Maeda was tenured faculty at MIT – professor by day, student by night as he got an MBA. Four things he’ll talk about today in regards to leadership: build from foundations, craft the team, sense actively, fail productively. Leadership = Traditional Leadership and Creative Leadership symbol of authority vs. symbol of inspiration yes or no vs. maybe (comfortable with ambiguity) Ben Horowitz’s blog. elearning guild leadership lscon

How to Design an Impactful Training Reinforcement Program

Mindmarker

Leadership Behavior Change Training Reinforcement OnboardingA reinforcement program is only as strong as its design. When planning your program, the right design can make the difference between an impactful program and one that fails to create lasting change.

How Millennials View Leadership

Training Industry

According to the 2013 Millennial Leadership Survey conducted by The Hartford, 78 percent of millennials consider themselves to be a leader today. While this omission may further brand this generation as entitled and self-serving, millennials actually define leadership a little bit differently. Leadership can be a vague term with various meanings and interpretations. The millennial generation has a different interpretation of leadership. Forget titles.

6 Strategies for Successful Digital Leadership Development

ATD Learning Technologies

Six Strategies for Digital Learning Success , a recent whitepaper from the Center for Creative Leadership, explores tactics organizations can use to make digital leadership development more successful.

Rocking Training Leadership: Personal Skills

Litmos

Last month began this series on Rocking Training Leadership. When organizations hire a person into a training leadership role, they are looking for that person to have a solid foundation of leadership competencies.

Taking Leadership in a New Direction at Western Union

CLO Magazine

To support this transformation, the leadership team initiated a companywide culture change to foster a growth mindset and encourage more active talent development between leaders and their teams. The trick was getting managers to embrace the new way of doing things and change their behavior.

Learning Organization is Culture, Processes, and Leadership

The Peformance Improvement

They say: …a learning organization is an organization skilled at two things: one, creating, acquiring, interpreting, transferring, and retaining knowledge; and, second, acting, modifying its behavior to respond to [that] new knowledge and insights. .

Command-and-Control Leadership vs. People-Centered Leadership

The Peformance Improvement

Command-and-control leadership remains pervasive throughout business, government, and nonprofit organizations. Bnet.com defines command-and-control as: …a style of leadership that uses standards, procedures, and output statistics to regulate the organization. A command and control approach to leadership is authoritative in nature and uses a top-down approach, which fits well in bureaucratic organizations in which privilege and power are vested in senior management.

Why Mindfulness Deserves a Place in Your Leadership Training

eLearningMind

The shift to soft skills as part of leadership training should encourage mindfulness, so it’s worth understanding why keeping mindfulness on your mind could make all the difference. After all, how many leadership choices are made because “that’s how it’s always been done,” or because the leader harbors unconscious bias based on education, upbringing, and generation? This also leads to more confident leadership.

Getting More Out of Online Training to Drive Real Behavioral Change

Training Industry

Is there support from leadership to allow learners to execute training options? If we see our leadership role as working to improve the performance of those who work for us (and as a result, the overall organization), rather than viewing performance improvement as just a training need, then we can develop scalable creative solutions to increase our organization’s performance

What Uber’s CEO Can Teach Us About Leadership

CLO Magazine

On their own, these issues would have called into question Kalanick’s leadership ability and the culture he’s created at Uber, which is valued at around $68 billion by investors. Tags: command-and-control , entrepreneurship , leadership style , Uber Technologies Inc.

Leadership is a Calling, Not a Job: or What I Learned from Reading “Low Hanging Fruit and Highly Placed Vegetables: Ripe or Rotten Leadership”

Pract.us

With a little focus and practice, you can grab the low-hanging fruit of leadership. Tom Fehlman has assessed over 7,000 people for leadership positions. He describes the key elements of leadership and illustrates that it exists independently of your role or title in an organization.

Leadership Equals Influence and Influence Requires Power

Training Industry

Google the term “leadership” sometime, and experience firsthand what it feels like to be overwhelmed (over 162 million references containing thousands of different characterizations). Somewhere in that ocean of information, you will come across the definition that Dr. Paul Hersey, founder of The Center for Leadership Studies, coined in the late 1960s: “Leadership is an attempt to influence.” So, what drives successful leadership?

The Knowledge Sharing Paradox – Is Ownership or Thought Leadership the Highest Hurdle?

Dashe & Thomson

Our goal as enterprise learning experts is to find the most effective way to change audience behavior to align with a certain business objective. The post The Knowledge Sharing Paradox – Is Ownership or Thought Leadership the Highest Hurdle? Leadership

Looking for Pilot Participants -- Leadership Development

Will at Work Learning

Organizations Wanted to Pilot Leadership-Development Subscription Learning!! To read more about the benefits and possibilities for subscription learning and leadership development, read my article posted on the ATD (Association for Talent Development) website. Drive management behaviors through ongoing communications. Experienced leadership-development trainer. Previously ran leadership-development product line ( Leading for Business Results ).

Digital leadership should be at the heart of your digital transformation

Learning Wire

For today’s leaders to stay effective, they have to develop soft skills and cultivate their leadership, their assertiveness and their communication capabilities. To best operate these technologies , emotional intelligence and digital leadership is critical.